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White people get so angry at the phrase, “You
cannot be rac.ist towards white
I will never understand why.
Why are you so angry that you are being treated as actual human
beings? You are not reduced to caricatures, but portrayed as
characters. You are treated fairly, judged not by your skin
tone, but by the ways that you carry yourselves, by your
Why do you want to experience rac.ism so badly? It
is not fun to be mocked, dehumanized, attacked, killed,
incarcerated simply for daring to exist. It is not fun to know
nothing of your history or family because it was torn apart,
whether through distance or death. It is not fun to hear, at
every turn, comments reminding you of your lesser status as
Do you really want to turn on the tv, open a magazine, watch a
movie, play a video game, and not see yourself? Or, even
better, to only see yourself as a criminal, as a drunk, a
mocking stereotype, or as someone to be killed off? Or would
you rather see fleshed out, well-written characters with lives
and personalities and feelings? I know which I’d rather
If I were a white person, the phrase, “You cannot be
rac.ist towards white
people,” would be the best thing I could ever hear.